A  Sofia Fund


     Office Locations:

2114 Bayard Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116
Phone: 651-699-9614



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Business Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Sofia Fund is an angel investment group that focuses on women-led growth businesses. Specialties include Women-Led Companies, Women's Angel Fund, Start Up Technology, and Women Entrepreneurs. The areas focus are gender-diverse teams with disruptive, scalable business models that use technology to solve real problems, including Information Technology, Enterprise Solutions, Technology, Health and Wellness. Typical investments by Sofia are from $100,000-$500,000 in $500,000-$2 million rounds of equity. The Fund has invested more than $10 million in over 50 firms. The group is looking for opportunities where ideally there are no more than 2-3 subsequent funding rounds and exits are within 3-5 years. Preferred investments are in the form of preferred stock in C corporations.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Barbara Stinnett Advisor
    Cathy Connett CEO
    Deb Bauman Advisor
    Dee Thibodeau Managing Partner
    Joy Lindsay Managing Partner


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